Aquaculture Courses

Students choosing the aquaculture career track option must satisfactorily complete 21 semester hours from the following courses. Courses in bold are required for the emphasis. Note: All course numbers that end in a five (ex. 0005) are taught summers only at either Dauphin Island or the Gulf Coast Research Lab.

        FISH 5210 — Principles of Aquaculture (3) FISH 5240 — Hatchery Management (4)
  FISH 5250 — Aquaculture Production (4) FISH 5410 — Introduction to Fish Health (3)
  AGEC 4000 — Principles of Agribusiness (3) ACCT 2910 — Fundamentals of Accounting (3)
  AGEC 3010 — Agricultural Marketing (3) AGEC 4040 — Agricultural Finance (3)
  AGEC 4070 — Agricultural Law (3) BCHE 3200 — Biochemistry (3)
  BIOL 3000 — Genetics (4) BIOL 3010 — Comparative Anatomy (4)
  BIOL 3200 — Microbiology (4) ECON 3020 — Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
  CHEM 2080/2081 — Organic Chemistry (4)* FISH 5520 — Management of Small Impoundments (3)
  FISH 5630 — Facilities in Aquaculture (3) FISH 4920 — Internship in Fisheries (1-5)
  FISH 5670 — Fisheries Extension (2) PHYS 1510/1511 — General Physics (4)*
  BIOL 2425 — Marine Biology (4) BIOL 4515 — Marine Invertebrate Zoology (4)
  BIOL 4565 — Marine Vertebrate Zoology (4) BIOL 4575 — Marine Ecology (5)
  FISH 5215 — Marine Aquaculture (2) FISH 5425 — Marine Fish Diseases (4)

*CHEM 2080 and 2081 may be taken only if the student has already completed CHEM 2070 and 2071.
*PHYS 1510 and 1511 may taken only if the student has already completed PHYS 1500 and 1501.